just need for time. >> they are working. the adjustment is very tough. i just heard the numbers you gave. the negative numbers -- these countries have very tough adjustments to make. we know they have to become more competitive. they have a large fiscal deficit they have to eliminate. this is tough, and so these countries have neglecnegativegoals this year. the core countries have the same problems, but not to the same extent. nothing great, between 0% and 1%, but one has to make the difference, too. things are working, and working slowly. >> tom: you talk about the peripheral of europe, greece, spain, in particular, and italy. you warn that, quote,"the risks of prolonged stagnation in the euro area as a whole will rise if the momentum for reform is not maintained." so the core still remains at risk, correct?